MARIANNE TAYLOR is a writer, illustrator, and photographer who has worked in natural history publishing at Bloomsbury Publishing and Birdwatch magazine and has authored more than a dozen books. MERLIN TUTTLE is an American ecologist, conservationist, and wildlife photographer who specializes in bat ecology, behavior, and conservation. His most recent book is The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood Mammals.
"Going far beyond the practical value of a guidebook, this is an
important update to bat literature and one to savor, containing a
wonder on nearly every page and proving that bats are indeed
'intelligent, curious, comical, even essential animals."
--Library Journal, starred review